What happened in
2008

What happened in 2004? ........ What happened in 2006?

JANUARY

TOURNAMENT

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...Red Sun Academy hosted an in-house
...Jo Kwon Chi tournament on Saturday
...January 26, 2008.

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FEBRUARY

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

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...Every year, Red Sun Academy celebrates
...CHINESE NEW YEAR at the beginning of each year.
...We celebrate Chinese style, with lots of chinese food,
...music, games, and good people


ISRAELI MARTIAL ARTS

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...Guest Instructor Norman Rabins
...lead a workshop at Red Sun Academy
...on the Israeli martial arts

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MARCH

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

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...Red Sun Academy marched in the annual
...Saint Patrick's Day Parade held in downtown Raleigh
...on Saturday, March 15. .This was our first time
...marching in the Saint Patrick's Day. .When the
...academy was young, Red Sun used to march
...in the Wake Forest Christmas Parade every year.

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APRIL

APRIL IS FITNESS MONTH

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...Every year, Red Sun Academy
...participates in the national
...Presidential Fitness Program


KENPO SEMINAR


...
...Third degree black belt Bill Parsons
...hosted a weekend-long Kenpo seminar
...at Red Sun Academy.


TAI CHI IN THE PARK

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...We held our tai chi class
...at the Rose Garden on Sunday afternoon
...(until the rain came)...
...then we enjoyed a wonderful Chinese buffet.

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MAY

PRESIDENTIAL DINNER AWARD CEREMONY

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...Red Sun Academy students worked hard all April
...participating in the Presidential Fitness Program.
...Tonight, we celebrated our achievements!
...Over 20 of us celebrated at the Korean Steakhouse,
...having the room to ourselves.

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It's SUMMERTIME... Student Night Out every Wednesday night!!

JUNE

MUDCATS

...
...Every June we all get together
...and see the ball game.
...We've been doing this for over 10 years.
...This event marks the start of summer for us.
...However, this year, it was over 90 degrees
...so we had to cancel.

SHAOLIN WHITE CRANE KUNG FU

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...Grandmaster Taylor hosted a
...Shaolin Kung Fu workshop
...at our academy... what a treat!

CAMPFIRE AT SENSEI'S

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...Ten students came to Sensei's campfire
...in the woods behind her house
...to enjoy hotdogs and s'mores

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JULY

CLASS IN THE POOL

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...Every July we hold our class in the pool.
...There's a lot to be learned of the martial arts
...from the water. We enjoyed it so much,
...we did it again next month!

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AUGUST

CANOE TRIP

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...12 of us had a WONDERFUL time
...canoeing among the beautiful Falls River.

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SEPTEMBER

MS.BARRETT EARNS HER THRID DEGREE!

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...Despite her severe handicaps, Ms.Barrett perseveres!
...Way to go, Miss Ginny... I'm so proud of you!

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OCTOBER

IAN WOLF GETS MARRIED!

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...Ian joined Red Sun Academy when he was
...six-years-old. On October 11, 2008,
...Sensei and her husband attended his wedding.

GHOST WALK

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...
Sensei, Corban, Ben, and Aby
...hosted our 2nd annual Raleigh GHOST WALK
...in downtown Raleigh's Boylan Height's district,
...telling tales ghosts and other horrors.
...Even tho it rained, we had 75 people attend!

 

CLAYTON FEAR FARM


Academy teens visited the Clayton Fear Farm
to enjoy terrors and horror and ghastly sights.

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NOVEMBER

HARVEST FEAST


On
Sunday, Nov. 9th we enjoyed our first HARVEST FEAST
with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatos,
green bean casserole, corn pudding, rolls, cranberry sauce,
homemade apple pie, and more under the crape myrtle tree
in Sensei's lawn.
.The weather could NOT have been more perfect!

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DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS PARTY


What a wonderful way to end the year,
all of us with our families sharing this holiday.
We all exchange gifts and kindness to each other.

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